Rawalpindi: Robert Jackson, 38 years old US mountaineer was rescued by Pakistan army aviation helicopters from K-2 base camp on Tuesday afternoon, the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) stated in a press release. 

The US mountaineer was part of 27 members K-2 expedition, which reached Pakistan on 16 June. He suffered height sickness enroute to K-2 summit. He was rescued to Skardu yesterday, the press release explained.